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Here are some of the laws impacting Tennessee:A new free speech law allows students at ... Previously, only sick customers could have barbers visit their homes. In order to make a home visit, the barber must have a residential barber certificate.School ...

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WSMV-TV NASHVILLE —As we say goodbye to 2017, we will say hello to some new lawsAll across the country, hundreds of laws will go into effect January 1, 2018Here are some of the laws impacting Tennessee:A new free speech law allows students at institutions of higher education to speak about, write about and discuss any topic so long as they do not violate the First AmendmentThe bill also forbids these institutions from disinviting speakers on the basis that their presence may be met with criticism or controversyDrivers are not permitted to talk on the phone in an active school zoneHand-free devices are permittedViolating the new law results in a Class C misdemeanor and up to a $50 fine.Barbers can now make home visits to customers who are not illPreviously, only sick customers could have barbers visit their homesIn order to make a home visit, the barber must have a residential barber certificate.School bus drivers must now be 25 years old or older (Current drivers younger than 25 will be grandfathered in) and they must complete a training program before they are allowed to transport students.Headlights must be white or amberNo other colored lights will be permitted, unless on an emergency vehicle, school bus, mail carrier, or law enforcement vehicle.The firing range requirement to obtain a handgun carry permit no longer applies to active duty military or veterans who have experience in the military police, special operations, or special forces.More new legislation can be found on the Tennessee General Assembly’s website here: About Us Sign up for daily e-mail Subscribe Reader ServicesMy ProfileSubscribeManage subscriptione-editionE-newsletter sign-upBusiness Card DirectoryTennessee Public NoticesPublic NoticesAdvertise With UsConnectContactsFeedbackSubmit as storyFAQsAdvertisingLegal noticesPlace Classified AdPay Your Ad BillFollow usFacebookTwitterRSS var verticalContent = verticals_data['p'+4020+']; for(var key in verticalContent) { if(verticalContent.hasOwnProperty(key)) { var vc_title = verticalContent[key].title; var vc_url = verticalContent[key].url; var vc_html = '+vc_title+'; var vc_job = 'Jobs'; if(vc_title != ' && vc_title != 'NA' && vc_url != ' && vc_url != 'NA') { if(vc_title == 'Classifieds' || vc_title == 'Cars') { $('#footer-main-verticals ul').append(vc_html); } } if(vc_title == 'Jobs' && vc_url == 'NA') { $('#footer-main-verticals ul').append(vc_job); } } } ThriveHive

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